HC Deb 21 December 1988 vol 144 c338W
25. Mr. McAllion

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has had any recent discussions with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities on the current progress of implementing the Local Government Act 1988.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

My right hon. and learned Friend has had no such discussions recently. General guidance to local authorities on the provisions of the Act and its implementation was contained in departmental circulars issued on 6 April, 20 May and 23 August 1988.